F0 ventilator in Hanoi continues to increase

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Hanoi on the evening of January 25 recorded 2,957 cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours; The number of patients on ventilators increased.

Today’s cases are distributed in 30 districts, towns and cities. Some districts and districts recorded many patients during the day such as: Gia Lam 184; Hoang Mai 146; Dong Anh 128; American Chapter 118; Dong Da 107; Nam Tu Liem 104; Thanh Tri 84.

The Department of Medical Examination and Treatment (Ministry of Health) recorded that as of January 24, Hanoi had 670 severe and critical cases, an increase of 3.5% compared to the average one week ago. In which, the patient breathed oxygen through the glasses in 544 cases, down 1.5%. The number of mechanically ventilated patients increased, including: 33 patients with high flow mechanical ventilation (HFNC), an increase of 25.5%; 25 patients with non-invasive mechanical ventilation, an increase of 27.7% and 58 patients with invasive ventilation, an increase of 21.6%. In addition, 10 patients on dialysis, no ECMO case.

Today, Hanoi recorded 18 deaths (announced by the Ministry of Health), the highest number of deaths in the city by day, since the beginning of the epidemic. As of January 24, the whole city is treating more than 68,500 cases, of which nearly 59,000 F0 are treated at home. In addition, the city’s treatment center treated 822 cases, and the district and district hospital’s 5,049 cases.

Facing the complicated epidemic situation, all kinds of festivals and activities with large crowds in the capital during the Lunar New Year will be stopped. The capital’s government suggested people continue to raise their awareness of the community and strictly observe epidemic prevention and control measures. Elderly people, people with underlying medical conditions, people at high risk are recommended to limit participation in crowded activities.

The total number of infections in Hanoi during the 4th outbreak (since April 29) is 117,535 cases.

A doctor at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases treats a serious patient, December 2021. Photo: Giang Huy

Thuy Quynh